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Aug 6, 2013 1:00am EDT
was mentioning that he then added a second story to. >> sherry is watching us in arlington, texas, hi, jerry. >> caller: hello. thank you for taking my call. i have a question about sally and wonder if you could clarify the relationship george had with her that continued until after the revolutionary war. was she aware of that relationship? how did she deal with that? or was it something that was not discuss? >> you want to start? >> want to disagree. >> you disagree. >> this is a classic example of where unfortunately mrs. washington did her cause no good by burning all of those letters. in the late 1950s, two letters were discovered which the vents of reigning biographer, james thomas flexner made a great deal out of. some would say perhaps exaggerated. >> way too much -- >> -- their significance. sally fairfax was the wife of george william fairfax who was a neighbor and close friend. some people described him as washington's best friend. they lived just down river of -- from mt. vernon. clearly -- what i think clearly there was a -- i would use the word "infatuation." sally was an older,
Aug 5, 2013 12:00pm EDT
a filibuster that lasted 10 hours against the texas abortion bill. it eventually passed. you can see her marks live at 1:00 eastern. also live, the new jersey senate democratic primary debate. this election is being held to fill the seat of frank lautenberg. coverage courtesy of new jersey public television. 1:00, remarks from wendy davis from the national press club. until then, a discussion on the amount of money the pentagon spends on generals and admirals. host: we are joined by todd harrison at the center for strategic and budgetary assessments in washington. this is a subject that received scrutiny in washington following the fallout of the scandal involving david petraeus. it has come up again as the department of defense eyes and additional cuts. here's a headline -- are all these cuts going to come from the lower ranks, or do there need to be cuts at the top as well? is still to be determined how they will make these cuts. it is fair to say that the cuts will have to be proportionate, at the senior officer ranks will be cut in proportion to the junior ranks. the senior ranks have swol
Aug 25, 2013 6:00am PDT
in for candy crowley and this is state of the union. >>> today a texas lightning rod. >> if we see a grass roots tsunami, that is going to be cause republicans and democrats to listen to the people. senator ted cruz on why he hopes the wave that carried him into the senate is still strong enough to wash away obamacare. and jim demint and former governor howard dean. >> i think we're going to have another constitutional crisis in terms of the presidency. >>> plus the 50th anniversary of the march on washington. we start with breaking news out of syria this morning. the syrian government has reached an agreement with the united nations to allow inspectors full access to any site of any purported chemical weapons attack. syria's deputy foreign minister says -- the pentagon has prepositioned four warships with armed cruise missiles pore the region. chris, this is big news, this is why obviously inspectors got there, they want to get to the bottom of what really happened. think they can now? >> it is possible, we know that secretary of state john kerry was speaking with his counterpart the fore
Aug 12, 2013 8:00am EDT
with three stars. every three-star had to address all. i went to the reserve center in texas to address the reserve component. and we are stressing three things. first of all, the real emphasis on the east coast training at every level, both in the entry level training and then continuing our pme and the list of officers to talk about expected conduct and the ethos of being a warrior and treating everyone with fairness and dignity. the last thing is we are taking a hard look at being able to harden the target if you will by getting the supervision back on the reserve component, getting supervision into the places like hotels where they spend their time during the drill weekends to ensure the proper level supervision is there and that you ensure the folks that would come in and do harm are identified quickly and separated just as quickly. >> the navy is doing the same thing as the marine corps. we are very much into the barracks come in to where our sailors are on the drill weekend and throughout the week. we found that about 50% of the reports have to do with alcohol, and so we are push
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Aug 26, 2013 6:00am PDT
of a new school year for kids in west texas months after a deadly explosion at a local fertilizer plant. >> i can't hear, i can't hear. get out of here, please get out of here. martha: remember that awful video from those moments. 15 people lost their lives in that explosion. most of the town's schools were damaged nond beyond repair. the students and teachers are heading back. they have a temporary building set up. >> being able to look at the kid and see the smiles on their faces even though it's a different setting facility wise. this is what matters. they are happy being kids and being with their friends. martha: they are getting school open for this school year. they say it's been tough to get this set up in time but they think everything will be ready by september. so we wish them all the best. >> it's very clear to the assad regime and also other players on the ground that a red line for us is we start seeing a whole bunch of chemical weapons moving around or being utilized. that would change my calculus. that would change my equation. bill: that was president obama one year ago.
Aug 28, 2013 7:00pm EDT
up to 140, and west texas up to 120, if and when the missiles start flowing. i assume the action will take three or four days. i'm not smart enough to know. patrick, would you agree with addison? so.i think i don't know that the spread between brent and west texas would be so significant. it certainly could be, but for the average motorist, i don't as bad as will be what we saw in libya. >>> bars some catastrophe -- >> yes, i think it's a bit better than we thought it would be earlier this year. refining activities slow down, because they're getting ready for them to produce heating oil. so if this becomes a nonevent, it won't be an event for u.s. drivers, either. >>> let's put syria aside, we'll have a thought experiment. why is west texas crude above $100 a barrel. united states is producing more oil. than we have in i don't know how many decades. saudi arabia and the other side, they're producing almost 10 million barrels a day, as far as i know. why are the oil markets this tight, given the fact that the world economy is lousy? >> well, the situation you present, why is west
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Aug 9, 2013 6:00am PDT
psychiatrist admitted he opened fire at the texas army base in 2009, killing 13 people and wounding 30 others. casey stiegel is live at fort hood, texas. casey, hasan still not cross-examining his witnesss? >> reporter: , no, patti ann, he is isn't. i was in the courtroom. i had a chance to study him. he looked down at the table most of the time. when the judge addresses him he is very respectful, yes, ma'am, no, ma'am. but as these witnesses are giving gut-wrenching testimony, he mostly stairs at the table and doesn't make any kind of eye contact with them. major hasan had a relatively bizarre interruption of court yesterday. it came during some of the most horrific testimony we heard thus far. the sergeant who supervised the medical facility where the shooting happened was on the stand. she was in middle of describing a scene of non-stop gunshots and chaos, when hasan randomly interrupted and objected asked please be reminded she was under oath. clearly she was under oath. she had already sworn in. so everyone kind of moved on. when it comes to the cross-examination of these witnesses not r
Aug 10, 2013 10:00am EDT
davis ineend -- wendy texas as well at her filibuster as a texas -- of a texas abortion bill. >> many of you heard my name for the first time last month when, as allison said, in the last hours of the texas legislative session, the partisans and power attempted to pass not just an abortion bill, but a bill that would block health care access to tens of thousands of women across the state of texas. in the process, these partisan lawmakers were seeking to rob texas women of their voice. because when women showed up at to testify, and they showed up by the thousands, many of them were turned away. and they were unable to give voice to an issue that had a very real impact on their lives. fo
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Aug 26, 2013 8:00am PDT
by mail. attorney general eric holder has his sights set on the texas voter i.d. law. holder said over the weekend, the struggle must and will go on in the cause for our nation's quest for justice until every eligible american has the chance to enter -- exercise his or her right to vote. texans are fighting back. >> this is deeply depressing to see the chief law enforcement officer in the country use partisan politics and that's all it is, to drive a wedge between americans based on race and ethnicity. it's really sad because we have come a long way. obviously we've elected barack obama president of the united states. >> the senator suggests much of this push is about a lame duck administration trying to turn texas into a blue state. arthel: so is there danger if it's interpreted as republicans trying to restrict voting? >> there are certainly some people who think so. virginia, arkansas, tennessee and north dakota have enacted new voter i.d. laws this year and colin powell is among those saying that voting will make it more difficult and immediately turn off voters the g.o.p. needs.
Aug 28, 2013 1:00am PDT
for drew and the investigation team let us know at >>> a measles outbreak at a texas mega church has dr. sonja gupta speaking out. he says it's time to bury that long debunked claim about vaccines and autism. >>> the giant rim fire in california is still growing. gary tuchman is back on the front lines tonight. female narrator: through labor day female narrator: through labor day at sleep train, get 36 months interest-free financing plus big savings of up to $400 on beautyrest and posturepedic. even get three years interest-free financing on serta icomfort and tempur-pedic, plus free same-day delivery, set-up, and removal of your old set. when brands compete, you save, but this special financing offer ends labor day at sleep train. ♪ sleep train ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ >>> tonight, a potentially deadly collision of personal faith and public health. a measles outbreak at a texas church sickened more than a dozen people including an infant. in hindsight, anyone could have sign this coming. it's happened before across the country. the church promo
Aug 6, 2013 3:00pm PDT
hasan at the start of his trial in an attack that killed 13 at fort hood, texas. we look at today's opening arguments and early testimony. >> ifill: the pentagon eased financial pain for its employees by cutting unpaid furlough from 11 days to six. ray suarez discusses the budget cuts and terror threats with deputy secretary of defense ashton carter. >> our effort to deal with the current budget situation, we believe, has to be driven by strategy. that is, a view of the future. terrorism is one of those things that's going to be around. >> warner: and more than 1.5 million people have fled the bloody syrian civil war. we have an on-the-ground report from the world's second largest refugee camp in jordan. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundat
Aug 15, 2013 5:00pm EDT
will take it down another 0.15%. we are north of the 13th largest economy in the world in texas, so you have to remain competitive. if you want people to invest more, if you allow people to keep more of their money, we know as conservatives, they will either suspended or save it and invest, which is good for the county. we overhauled our worker compensation system. we have some of the highest rates in the nation as well as in the region. we revamped our system, moving from an antiquated system, moving to a new system that will essentially safe employers, people who create jobs, 15% to 20% on their premiums every year. people always say, stop talking about social problems. i think that is nonsense. you take every social issue known to man, whether it is high incarceration rates, drug and substance abuse issues -- i think they can all be traced to one key ingredient, and that is the breakdown of the family unit. this year in oklahoma we said we would do things to promote the family, going on a campaign to express why strong families are not as good for society, they are good for the economy, a
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Aug 20, 2013 8:00am PDT
from won. we have the latest developments. texas senator holds duel citizenship here and another country. now the texas republican says he plans to renounce one of them and get what? it's not the united states. also a new twist in the aaron hernandez murder case. what police found that could mean more trouble for the former nfl player. patti ann: police in los angeles are deciding if they'll bring charges against the teen who got stuck in a chimney. he had to be rescued yesterday. he may have been trying to rob the house. but he only got about 10 feet down when he got stuck in the flue. once rescuers freed him, he started hamming it up for the cameras. >> i asked him his age and he told me he was old enough. so he's got a bit of an attitude and he's smiling for the cameras. he thinks this is a game. it's not a game. >> i don't know what to think. i truly don't know what to think because we know who it is. he's a family friend. >> he wouldn't have done anything to him because he hangs out here from time to time. patti ann: rescuers took the teen to the hospital. he appears to have
Aug 5, 2013 7:00am EDT
this issue and how homeland security chairman, congressman mike mackall of texas, he was on cbs's "face the nation." we want to play you a bit of what he said. [video clip] >> we're are on a high state of alert. we're doing everything we can to prevent this threat from ever happening. i must say this is probably one of the most specific and credible threats i have seen since nine-11. -- since 9/11. the state department's warning with respect to the arabian peninsula is significant as well . as your commentator mentioned, al qaeda in the arabian peninsula is probably the biggest threat to the homeland. there is an al qaeda faction that still talks about hitting the west. their expertise is chemical explosive hitting the aviation with thes we saw underwear bomber. we are on a high state of alert. i think the administration's call to close these embassies was actually very smart. particularly with what happened in benghazi when warnings were not heeded. you mentioned the prison breaks, i find that to be very interesting as well. in iraq and pakistan and literally thousands of terrorist hav
Aug 25, 2013 6:00pm PDT
in the english premier league dempsey didn't just survive, he thrived. but earlier this month the texas native decided to return home. tonight he makes his debut for his brand-new club the seattle sounders. here's jeff glor. >> reporter: the announcement stunned the world of soccer. >> i was already starting to get the inch, to be honest with you. i wanted to come back to the states. >> reporter: with a four year deal worth more than $30 million clint dempsey, the most successful american in european club history suddenly became major league soccer's biggest acquisition since david bechham went to los angeles in 2007. >> for me to be honest with you, i thought i was going to be over there two more years. but the opportunity came and seattle sound has really moved mountains to get me back to the states. >> start believing as clint dempsey makes his entrance. >> reporter: already captain of the u.s. national soccer team told us he wanted his three kids to grow stateside where he believes the game has taken a huge leap forward. it's especially in the pacific northwest where seattle sounders socce
Aug 6, 2013 10:00am EDT
to help the blockage. it was done this morning at texas presbyterian hospital. he hopes to return tomorrow and resume his formal schedule on thursday. at events coming up, at 5:00, we will bring a discussion of national security and civil liberties from the aspen security for him. here's a preview. i would be more enriched if i could have found a story in which activities of the nsa had actually caused inconvenience, damage, harm to an american. have not seen that story yet. i have not seen a person who was wrongfully identified to be a terrorist, thrown in jail, even the fifth degree, and so on. has been more inconvenience and damage to americans by the no-fly list and by taking off your shoes in an airport that has been done by this program, which is very precisely pointed towards finding people who point real threats to the eights, see who they are talking to, follow them up under supervision in order to identify threats. all the stuff is potential -- we do not trust the government having this information stuff. not real harms caused to real people buy these activities which are causing
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Aug 5, 2013 4:00pm PDT
are nelson cruz, he is a right fielder for the texas rangers. he leads his team in home runs and rbis and he said he took performance enhancing drugs because of a preseason intestinal virus saying quoting here, i made an error in judgment that i deeply regret and i accept full responsibility for that error. i should have handled the situation differently. and my illness was no excuse. the tigers shortstop jhonny peralta made the all star team this year. was having a breakout year. he made no excuses, saying, quote: my greatest punishment is knowing that i have let so many good people down. i promise to do everything possible to try and earn back the respect that i have lost. peralta is one of the few players to fully fess up in this scandal, shep. >> shepard: some players today, trace, got cleared by mlb. >> yeah. in fact, one of those was baltimore orioles infielder danny have a lens i can't. the other one, the washington national pitch everywhere gonzalez. they were both cleared. gonzalez said and i'm quoting here with this process now complete, i have no lingering sense of animosity as i
Aug 8, 2013 12:00pm EDT
] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] >> about a million new jobs in the state of texas in the last five years. and roughly a million lost jobs in california. that's amazing. in fact one of the points that was made, we're really seeing one of the great wealth transfers in american history geographically from states like california, that don't get it right, and illinois, and states that do get it right, like texas. so this is a robe to be bullish on the future of texas. the interesting thing is texas and california are the two highest immigration states and one of the interesting things is that texas does a much, much better job in my opinion of economically assimilating immigrants so they're successful here. california is much more of a welfare state. it indoctrinates immigrants into the welfare system bet more than texas. people come to texas for jobs, people to california for welfare. so you're seeing the differing economic outcomes. texas is the model that other states should be emulating. >> you have to kind of use the subtle back channels, and women were a good cond
Aug 6, 2013 1:00pm PDT
is the problem was transferred from the northeastern united states down here to texas and unfortunately on november 5, 2009, that was the day that over 40 people encountered that mistake being sent down here to us instead of getting rid of the threat to begin with. >> let's talk about the shooting being classified as workplace violence because i know that's an issue that bothers a lot of survivors of the attack. it of course seems bizarre on its face that the pentagon would not label this an act of terrorism, but the way it's been explained to me from the pentagon is if they were to call it an act of terrorism and award purple hearts and so son, they would be handing hasan a way to claim there's no way he could get a fair trial because the pentagon would already have claimed it was a terrorist act. doesn't that make some sense. >> well, it does make a little sense but at the end of the day it doesn't remove the fact that the shooter has said over and over and over again his intent was to destroy as many people as he could, and through contacts of terrorist organizations and individuals
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Aug 26, 2013 3:00pm PDT
or practices. >> reporter: with the justice department filing suit last week against texas to stop implementation of its voert id law, leading texans are accusing holder of living in the past. >> this is deeply depressing to see the chief law enforcement officer in the country use partisan politics -- and that's all it is -- to drive a wedge between americans based on race and ethnicity. it's really sad because it has come a long way. >> reporter: a photo id is required to enter many government buildings, planes, buy alcohol, cigarettes and more. some say you cannot function in today's society without id. >> lack, if you want to apply for welfare, food stamps, aiage many, many things you have to use it for. and just about everyone has an id. >> reporter: this month, north carolina passed a tougher law that requires voter id, reduces the early voting period and ends same day registration. they say this will alienate voters republicans need. >> these kind of procedures are put in place and slow the process down. i think it's going to backfire. because these people are going to come o
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Aug 27, 2013 12:00pm PDT
. >> trace: just minutes ago the army psychiatrist whom jurors convicted of killing 13 people at a texas army post in 2009, rested his case without addressing the court. major nadal hasan indicated he would not call any witnesses in his sentencing phase, but it was not clear if he would make a statement. again, he didn't. and now those jurors are one step closer to deciding whether hasan will die for his crimes or spend the rest of his life in prison. casey stegal is live for us at fort hood. what happened? >> this one was a little surprising, i have to say, when the judge gave major hasan the floor, he simply said, the defense rests and that's what he said in the findings faces of the court-martial last week. some thought this would be his opportunity to talk today because in the sentencing phase there are far less restrictions if he decided to speak. meaning he could have even made some type of a statement without even taking an oath. instead of a question and answer format like he would have been required to do had he spoken last week. and many thought this would be his opportunity to expl
Aug 1, 2013 3:00pm PDT
judge in texas throughout the suit saying his court doesn't have proper jurisdiction to decide it. democratic congress member luis gutierrez spoke out on the house floor wednesday in support of a group of jailed young immigrants down as the dream 9. they remain in an arizona .detention center addressing house collects before they leave for the summer recess, he urged support for the release of the dream 9. >> for those in detention like the dream 9 in arizona and the many others who hav because of could get a ticket and never see the children again because they get deported. i hope there in your thoughts. speaker, i ask unanimous consent to answer this letter to the president of the united states asking for the release of the dream 9 held in detention in into thend enter record. >> at least two dream number members remain in solitary confinement after launching a hunger strike in attempting to collect the stories of fellow migrants. in florida, a group of activist at the office of rick scott. the law impacted instructions to theirry that impacted decision in the zimmerman trial.
Aug 14, 2013 12:00am EDT
congress to do things like not annexed texas. it was seen as a great slave conspiracy, which it was. end slavery and the district of columbia. many of these were gathered by women, and many women sign these petitions. what you get is women actively participating in politics to change america for the better. the other great women's movement is the temperance movement. they are active in movements to prevent prostitution. these are things that are close to what would be considered domesticity for women, but is outside the house. it is in the public space. someone like sarah polk, with the exception of temperance, would have been appalled at what these women were asking for. eventually, by 1848, someone in and a few men, such as frederick douglass, are asking for the right to vote for women. that is a long time in coming. it is beginning at this time. >> headers on the phone from jackson,, mississippi. what is your question? >> i would like to know who ran against james k. polk when he was running for president and did sarah polk play the part? >> polk runs against henry clay from kentucky.
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Aug 6, 2013 6:00am PDT
was released in from the military hospital in san antonio and transported to a prison in texas. he was finally arraigned in the summer of 2011. after a lot more legal manueverring it was finally decided that the court-martial would remain at fort hood on june 4th of this year the judge ruled that hasan can represent himself. through all of this, nidal hasan continued to receive his military paycheck. since the shooting he has been paid nearly $300,000. bill: that continues. this case hit a specific nerve too. in addition to those killed that day, the government refused to classify this as terrorism. instead they call it work place violence. i spoke to a victim after the pentagon decision. he called it an outrage and a betrayal of him. the department of defense has classified this, the shooting, at fort hood, as a work place violence. do you agree with that? >> no. i think it's, i mean, it is a disgrace, i mean disgusting. >> to equate terrorism with work place violence, means that you're not confronting the problem. >> because the soldiers who were killed or wounded were not awarded purple hea
Aug 23, 2013 2:00pm PDT
shooting massacre guilty. we'll go live to fort hood, texas. >> plus, president obama's first comments on reports of terrifying chemical gas attacks in syria in an exclusive interview with cnn. details and chris cuomo about the horrific new images shocking the world. >> and the country's most dangerous job revealed. it has a death rate topping any other american profession. the details of a surprising new report just ahead. wolf blitzer is off. i'm jessica yellin, you're in "the situation room." >>> we begin now with breaking news out of fort hood, texas where a military jury has found army psychiatrist major nidal hasan guilty on 13 counts of murder and 32 counts of attempted murder in the november 2009 shooting rampage. the conviction makes him eligible for the death penalty. and cnn is in fort hood, texas. ed, you have been following this closely. what is next in all of this for nidal? >> well, you know, jessica, the verdict hardly has been a surprise given hasan's first word in the trial were that "clearly this evidence was going to show i was the shooter." the guilty verdicts toda
Aug 21, 2013 7:00am EDT
. that is about it. wish everybody a great day in the usa. host: all right, texas, republican caller. caller: hello, it is great talking to you. i agree with most of what people are saying on the air. obama care ishis essentially a tax bill. not havingcongress to go under the obama care? that is frightening by itself. , governmenthing is shut down? has it hurt anyone or anything? no, it is not affecting anything. the sequester, is it hurting anyone? no, not really. keep the shutdown, keep everything as is, do not start it back up. keep those people out of office, what ever it is this shut down, keep it as it is. it seems to be working. nobody is hurting. host: all right. jerry, democratic caller, your message to congress? caller tell my message to congress on the affordable health care act, people, a majority of people realize that the affordable health care act has not been fully implemented, ,et they are asking and judging trying to ask to make a judgment about how they feel on of affordable health care when it has not been implemented. they have not been given the opportunity to see the f
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Aug 9, 2013 8:00am PDT
invited the family over. told them that his home was foreclosed on. that he was moving to texas and that he just wanted to say good-bye. family members say that is the last time they heard from hannah and her brother and her mother. more and more friend say hannah was creeped out by dimaggio, saying he was infatuated by her. her father says while they're waiting on dna results and hoping hannah is okay and he is still trying to absorb everything that has happened in the last week. >> i believe the hardest thing emotionally is still to come when i have to go and start, cleaning out their apartments and rooms. >> reporter: "the l.a. times" is now reporting that hannah's mom may have died from a blunt force trauma. and they say she could have been killed with a crowbar before that home was ever set on fire. jenna. jenna: our hearts go out to that father. will, thank you very much. >> reporter: thank you. kelly: reports that actress amanda bynes could be headed back to court. she has been held in a psychiatric hospital after some bizarre behavior. what a she plans to ask a judge now
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Aug 12, 2013 6:00am PDT
. bill: he says he's going to iowa because it's hot in texas this time of year. martha: the feds say he gave chemotherapy who patient who did not need it and he diagnosed people with canter who didn't have it. this doctor is facing serious jail time. bill: the emotional court appearance for a pop star who fights for custody of his son, a son who almost drown in the backyard family pool last week. >> he's in the pool. >> does he have any injuries. the postal service is critical to our economy. delivering mail, medicine and packages, yet they're closing thousands of offices, slashing service and want to layoff over 100,000 workers. the postal service is recording financial losses, but not for reasons you might think. the problem? a burden no other agency or company bears. a 2006 law that drains $5 billion a year from post office revenue while the postal service is forced to overpay billions more into federal accounts. congress created this problem, and congress can fix it. a quarter million tweeters is beare tweeting. and 900 million dollars are changing hands online. that's why hp built
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Aug 20, 2013 10:00am PDT
his canadian citizenship after a texas newspapers reported that he held dual citizenship. he was born in calgary and father was cuban and his mother american giving him automatic cruz u.s. citizenship. he may be setting up a 2016 presidential run? >> hum. new exciting on line video contest. we have 30,000 prizes up for grabs and contest that show cases laws and importance of health benefits for people. >> apparently nancy pelosi's promise you will love obama care once you know what is in it is not enough. you heard the secretary sebil us on to take part in a video contest helping to promote the law. if that is not enough to raise eyebrows. the man heading this effort is a top lobbyist for acorn. it was brought down by a scandal. here is a promotional video for the contest. ♪ >> fox news digital politics editor on fox, makes you want to dance but i saw you chris. >> no one does urgent buzziness like the federal government. you can feel inside of the video. i feel, yes, there it is. i feel hipper right now have been seen that. good grabs, shannon. >> listen though, cash and p
Aug 31, 2013 5:30am PDT
back to school, one 11-year-old in texas won't be starting middle school with kids his age. he's starting his freshman year at texas christian university. he's the youngest to walk the campus. >> reporter: it is always impressive to see an 11-year-old play a piano like an accompli accomplished adult, even if his feet can't reach the pedal. as school gets under way, carson may find little time for piano practice. >> calculus one, physics one, history and religion. >> reporter: at 4'7" and 75 pounds, he's a freshman at texas christian university. his major? physics. >> it's the quantum physics, which is what's interesting to me about physics. >> reporter: carson is the youngest student at tcu. i want to be a doctorate, ph.d. >> reporter: it's not only extraordinary, it can be a problem on all those college forms. >> he was completely off the grid when it came to even the most basic of things like completing an application or financial aid form. the date of birth, the forms would not accept his application. >> he loves to learn. >> reporter: he was home schooled until 5. >> by age
Aug 18, 2013 7:30am EDT
consider quÉbec team texas law. instead of bureaucrats who say to change your doing this, they send us what team to scare everyone. we now see s.w.a.t raid. i read about this in the nicest part of virginia. it was done under alcohol inspection. i said someone along and this was actually a drug investigation, but they didn't have enough evidence to get a search warrant for the sunset debris that somebody from the regulatory agency evinces and alcohol spec should even that they are prepared to s.w.a.t team to enforce it. the guy who owned the bar brought a federal lawsuit in federal court of appeals said there's nothing that reasonable about running a s.w.a.t team to enforce regulatory the college is also terrified. and within the outcome of florida, the police suspected drug activity going on a barber shops. they didn't have enough evidence to get a search warrant on the civic audit state occupational licensing board who sent an inspector industry licensure inspections to make sure propers were properly licensed to cut hair. there were 37 or 47 and all but three were arrested for bribery wit
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Aug 15, 2013 4:00pm PDT
perspective stands in stark contrast to what university of texas researchers found. >> u.s., civilian nuclear power plant are not protected against attacks from the air. they are not protected against attacks from the sea. they are not protected against rocket-propelled grenades. they are not protected against 50 caliber sniper rifles using armored piercing ammunition. which those are are the greatest threat. >> the industry says its tests show containment vessels can sustain a direct impact from a boeing 767. that contradicts findings by the u.s. national laboratory which found it would breech the containment vessel. so, shep, it boils down to who do you trust? >> doug mckelway live in washington. the u.s. military now announcing new steps to crackdown on sexual assaults within its ranks. the pentagon now reports it will allow commanders to transfer troops who ho are suspected of sex crimes to cut down on contact with their victims. this will also create a new program to provide legal representation to the victims and allow victims to have a say during the sentencing phase of a court martial
Aug 15, 2013 9:00am PDT
's outrageous and indefensive in missouri and the rest of the country is not apparently in the state of texas. yesterday steve stockman invited the black-faced rodeo clown to perform. "liberals want to bronco bust dissent, but texans value speech, even if it is speech they don't agree with." no one is calling for the the rodeo clown to go to jail but nobody is inviting someone who is decidedly -- i mean this is a decidedly like racially loaded move to wear a mask of the president and invite yourself to be run over by a bull. right? >> first of all, i am a texan and it is true that we appreciate free speech in texas. however, we also appreciate our rodeos and i have been to a fair number of rodeos and never in my life have i seen a racialized clown act. >> a minstrel show. >> an actual minstrel show that involves bulls and barrels and broncos. i mean it is unbelievable. it is, in fact, just one of many ways that this president has suffered sort of almost unprecedented levels of disrespect both for himself as a person but also for the office itself. and certainly, as jonathan said earlier, vote
Aug 21, 2013 3:00am PDT
foundation defund obama care event in texas, senator ted cruz tried to rally conservatives. >> what happens next is president obama and harry reid are going to scream and yell those mean, nasty republicans are threatening to shut down the federal government. what has to happen after that is we've got to do something that conservatives haven't done in a long time. we've got to stand up and win the argument. why is it that every reporter in the media and a significant percentage of republicans assume with an impasse that president obama will never, ever, ever give up his principals so republicans have to give up theirs. if you have an impasse, you want to know one side or the other has to blink. how do we win this fight? don't blink! >> by the way, cruz was heckled at that event by people saying they wanted health care as well, but there were more supporters, as he said, than there were hecklers. earlier, though, former u.s. senator jim demint and president of the heritage foundation said any congressional republicans who oppose their effort should be replaced. the debate over how to defeat t
Aug 29, 2013 3:00am PDT
is in killeen, texas, with the latest. >> reporter: families struggled with the fact they knew that nadal hasan wanted him to get the death sentence. the islamic radical army psychiatrist might see the death penalty as a twisted path to martyrdom but prosecutors say hasan will never be a martyr because he has nothing to give. >> the best thing forthat man is to be forgotten. >> reporter: they sat through nearly four weeks of excruciating testimony hearing the gruesome details how cahill, a retired army veteran, came within a few feet of stopping hasan with a chair. he was shot six times, the fatal shot pierced his neck. >> today's sentencing does not bring my father home, his laughter to our ears and his smile to our eyes. >> reporter: hasan will be transferred to ft. leavenworth, kansas, his case will wind its way through the appeals process. the president must sign off on hasan's execution and that could take years. there hasn't been a military execution since is the 61 but some legal experts say the brutality of hasan's crimes will change that. >> if it doesn't make sense to use it here, whe
Aug 19, 2013 2:00pm EDT
it to bob smith who lives in texas and is reported to be an anti-government guy. the interview him and he says i am a loyal american. i'd just like my guns. i would never do anything bad. they closed the investigation and the police say you might want to keep your eye on him because he has a lot of guns. do you think people in the congress might have a problem with that? so we have to realize that we could increase the safety net that we have but it has implications for what the state and local authorities do and how that potentially and hinges upon the civil liberties and how we want to live our life independent of the officials investigations. >> i would completely agree with mike on this and the problem as the observations are made that we have the advantage of hindsight and i think that one lesson is our collection capabilities the way that we are able to collect information has increasing so that almost inevitably when something happens when we had something like a boston marathon attack we are going to be able to look back and find points of opportunity where we had an opportunity t
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Aug 30, 2013 6:00am PDT
, the former president, president bush, was asked about this matter on syria. brian in dallas, texas, sat down with mr. bush at the seventh annual patriot golf day. watch. >> the president's got a tough choice to make, and if he decides to use our military, he'll have the greatest military ever backing him up. >> right. what has syria been like for the u.s. in the eight years that you served? would you say that, i mean, the feeling that they had in supporting the insr. genesee, there was no doubt about that, correct? >> i was not a fan of mr. assad. he's an ally of iran, and he's made mischief. >> made mischief, and for a long time he felt impervious to america. >> yeah. and the president's going to have to make a tough decision. >> and what about the rest of the world saying, well, we're not really too sure, we're going to wait for the u.n. [laughter] you've been through that before. >> a president has to make a tough call, brian. i know you're trying to subtly rope me into the issues of the day. i refuse to be roped in. >> i understand. i'm not even subtly -- [laughter] your unique perspecti
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Aug 31, 2013 7:30am PDT
guess who is still ♪ ♪ >> neil: well, your food and your money. school district in north texas dropping out of the government's healthy lunch program. a lot of kids say the food was terrible. they're dumping it in the trash. the latest district to dump the taxpayers funded program. i don't expect it will be the last. >> i talked to a superintendent who dumped it and he said they were forced to serve cardboard whole wheat pizza and grape tomatoes and diet dressing so the kids didn't eat it. so they were falling asleep in class. meanwhile he put together a turkey sandwich with lettuce and tomato on honey wheat bread. it didn't qualify because it had to be nine grain instead of honey wheat. he said take your money and shove it. we have our own program. >> neil: he said take your money and shove it? >> i think so. it was illinois. chicago. but it's just, when the feds send guidelines down it's a game of -- >> neil: they're too rigid. a healthier alternative to what the kids would enjoy than the more mall stuff they're served is turned down because it doesn't meet strict guidelines. >> that'
Aug 22, 2013 5:30pm PDT
hood, texas. anna werner is there. anna? >> reporter: bob, the jury deliberated for about three hours. they then came back a short while ago with a couple of questions, including rereading a witness's testimony. then, they recessed for the day. earlier today, they heard closing arguments, but it was only one closing argument-- from the prosecutor. nothing at all from major hasan himself. prosecutor steve henricks told the jury they should convict hasan, who, he said, came to believe he had a jihad duty to kill soldiers, choosing for his personal kill zone an area of a medical building packed with 45 soldiers. the trial has featured graphic testimony from survivors of the massacre. jurors watched an fbi videotape of blood and bodies left throughout the medical building. more than one recounted hearing the pregnant private francesca velez say "my baby, my baby," just before she was shot in the back and killed. hasan acted as his own attorney, but he did not testify or call witnesses. in his opening statement, he admitted "i am the shooter." during a hearing this week, hasan said he had
Aug 23, 2013 4:30pm PDT
. >> schieffer: holly williams. thanks, holly. at fort hood, texas, today, a military injury convicted major nidal hasan of the massacre that left 13 soldiers dead and more than 30 others wounded. the murder verdict was unanimous which means hasan could get the death penalty. anna werner is at fort hood. >> reporter: major nidal hasan looked up at the jury foreman as she read out the decision. the jury voted unanimously that he was guilty on 13 counts of pre-meditated murder and also guilty of 32 counts of attempted premeditated murder. over 13 days, prosecutors laid out a detailed case to convince the jury that hasan came to believe he had a jihad duty to kill soldiers and then carried out a plan to do just that. they showed evidence hasan trained for months at a shooting then hid two guns and 420 rounds of ammunition in his army fatigues then went to a medical building where members of his own unit were prepareing to deploy. witnesses told of a scene of terror and chaos as hasan opened fire on a group of 45 unarmed soldiers. they listened as a pregnant soldier-- private francesca velez-- b
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